Popshot Magazine

The Illustrated Magazine of New Writing

Popshot is a beautifully illustrated magazine that publishes short stories, flash fiction and poetry from the literary new blood.

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SMALL ANIMALS

A wave of heartache has inspired this poem by Cristina Haraba. Illustration by Daria Skrybchenko

February 8th 2018

THE ROMANCE ISSUE HAS ARRIVED

Our spring edition comprises short stories, flash fiction and poetry encapsulating the yearning, promise and excitement of romance

January 25th 2018

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UNE AFFAIRE DANGEREUSE

Robin Vicary’s mesmerising short story takes us to nineteenth-century Paris. Illustration by Emily Wren

HOW TO CATCH FIRES

Barry Charman’s flash fiction piece explores the allure and danger of romance. Illustration by Joseph Crisp

WHAT TO DO WHEN THE X IS GONE

Kirsty Dunn suggests how to reignite the passion in a relationship in this satirical manual. Illustrations by Michael Parkin

January 24th 2018

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN: THE TRUTH ISSUE

Send in your short stories, flash fiction on the theme of truth for our 20th issue. Submissions close on February 26.

January 15th 2018

THE ROMANCE ISSUE: PROGRESS

A long-awaited update from the editorial team two weeks until the spring issue goes on sale

IN THE PLACE OF OUR PARENTS

What happens when we sleep? Ethan Chapman’s chilling short story explores one of his childhood fears. Illustration by Jude Labuca.

January 2nd 2018

HALO

Oeil Jumratsilpa’s poem celebrates those few people who inspire you live better and with more spirit. Illustration by Jai Kamat

December 7th 2017

THANK YOU FOR YOUR ROMANCE SUBMISSIONS

Our inbox is overflowing with hundreds of your short stories and poems. Now we just have to select the finest. Illustration by Yu Ming Huang.

December 6th 2017

THE WHITE FOX

L P Lee’s short story was inspired by East Asian folklore surrounding the mysterious fox spirit. Illustration by Vector That Fox.

December 1st 2017

SHULA AND THE SUN

Hannah Thompson’s short story plays with the light and dark of fairytales. Illustration by Ashley Floréal.

November 2nd 2017

VERNAL EQUILIBRIUM

Steve Harrison’s poem comes from the idea that changing light affects both nature and humankind’s behaviour. Illustration by Thomas Pullin.

October 24th 2017

SUBMISSIONS FOR THE ROMANCE ISSUE ARE NOW OPEN

We are now accepting short fiction and poetry submissions for our nineteenth issue on the theme of ‘Romance’. Send in your writing before November 27th.

October 9th 2017